Title CNC Set-up Technician
Categories HPG
Location Georgetown,ON
Job Information

Job Description

Position: CNC Setup Technician


HPG Inc. requires a CNC Setup Technician, to perform with a focus on product quality and efficiency. Must have extensive experience in the setup of CNC milling machines with a focus on problem solving. Using your experience and problem solving skills you must be able to independently complete difficult setups quickly with good quality results.

Job Responsibilities

  • Protect self and others by following the company Health & Safety policy and practicing safe work habits.
  • Working with other team members to machine and assemble holding fixtures.
  • Set up four axis CNC mills.
  • Prove out new programs, make or suggest changes for improvement.
  • Interpret CMM reports and mechanical measurements to make necessary offset adjustments.
  • Fine tune speeds and feeds for effective tool usage.
  • Create loading instructions tool lists, gage lists and in-process inspection documents.
  • Perform 1st off part production and inspection using all measuring equipment.
  • Help solve technical problems as required.
  • Continuously improve existing processes.
  • Train machine operators.


  • Expert Machinist preferred.
  • Proven track record of problem solving using logical sequence format.
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, working with close tolerances.
  • Familiar with all cutting tools and their application.
  • Must be able to use all machine shop measuring instruments.
  • Ability to adjust multi-axis offsets, speeds and feeds to improve the machining process.
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skill
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to work overtime when required.
  • Self-motivated to perform at the highest levels.
  • CNC programming, fixture design and application experience would be an asset.

Job Type: Full-time

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Title Master Scheduler
Categories HPG
Location Georgetown,ON
Job Information

Reports ToDirector of Materials


Direct Reports:   No Direct reports for this role



Develop and maintain the master schedule to meet sales and operational objectives for on time delivery and efficient work center loading.  Works closely with Customer Service, Purchasing and Manufacturing to ensure materials, components and outside processes are planned and delivered to ensure smooth work flow.  Identifies trends and makes realistic assumptions concerning manufacturing capacity material availability, lead times and other operating variables.

Job Responsibilities

  • To plan, arrange, control and optimize work and workloads and release orders to production in order to ensure on time delivery utilizing the Advanced Scheduling Software application.
  • Prepare Capacity Planning tools for regular review and participate in planning machinery, labor and sales forecasting.
  • Facilitate weekly schedule review meetings, updating the status of the current schedule and informing the team of any potential issues while provide recommendations and solutions to achieving delivery dates ahead of impact.
  • Manage the Production Schedule Change Process to ensure seamless transitions in production activities.
  • Maintain correct data inputs (labour, machine, inventory etc.) from production staff in order to roll up accurate department production times, costs and material usage.
  • Works closely with purchasing to ensure raw material and component delivery meet manufacturing objectives.
  • Daily review of departmental progress to plan and works with manufacturing to make adjustment to meet objectives.
  • Creates daily hot list and populates communication board.
  • Monitors inventory to customer contract commitment to purchase.
  • Communicates with customers, sales, purchasing, manufacturing and shipping to meet promised delivery dates.
  • Timely reporting of key metrics such as orders started on time, setup hours as a percentage of total runs hours; and reports such as capacity loading, machine constraints, and backlog.
  • Major contributor to continuous improvement programs such as improvement in inventory levels, customer on time deliveries, schedule obtainment, etc.


Work Conditions

  • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals
  • Overtime as required


  • University or collage degree and/or APICS Certified
  • Minimum five to seven-years experience in a related field
  • Worked in various environments; high mix, low volume and low mix, high volume
  • Exposure to Advance Scheduling/Planning Software applications
  • Excellent PC skills including MS Excel, Word and Access
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Navision or similar ERP system.
  • Understands manufacturing,  materials flow, machine loading, processes and specifications.
  • Enjoys a challenge and working with a broad range of people.
  • Detailed, precise and accurate
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
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